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This week we will go over several streaking players in the NHL leading us to another extended version of NHLHS Endorsed Pickups.
Here are today’s picks:
C: Alexander Steen, St. Louis Blues – Despite his position in most fantasy leagues, Steen plays left wing on the second line for the Blues. Although this team deals with lack of production at times, this second generation forward continues to score at an alarming rate. With nine points in his last five games the chemistry with current line-mates TJ Oshie and David Backes seems electric
Prognosis: Hopefully Steen will gain LW eligibility. Regardless, his production rivals many top fantasy superstars so ride him while he is hot!
C: Tim Connolly, Buffalo Sabres – With Derek Roy day-to-day, Connolly should get extended ice time. This news comes on the heels of a four-game point streak in which this 28-year-old center produced six points. Since the lockout, the Syracuse, New York, native averages nearly a point-per-game making him a safe bet in all formats.
Prognosis: Another grab him while he is hot comment would fit here. When healthy, Connolly makes a solid number two center in all formats. If your league excludes PIMs, even better.